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Lord of the Flies

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Piggy: A Nickname

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Which of the following passages best foreshadows the incident described in the quote below?

'You told 'em. After what I said.' His face flushed, his mouth trembled. 'After I said I didn't want -' 'What on earth are you talking about?' 'About being called Piggy. I said I didn't care as along as they didn't call me Piggy; an' I said not to tell and then you went an' said straight out -' Stillness descended on them. Ralph, looking with more understanding at Piggy, saw that he was hurt and crushed.

A

"The fair boy began to pick his way as casually as possible toward the water. He tried to be offhand and not too obviously uninterested, but the fat boy hurried after him."

B

"He hesitated for a moment, then spoke again. 'What's your name?' 'Ralph.' The fat boy waited to be asked his name in turn but this proffer of acquintance was not made; the fair boy called Ralph smiled vaguely, stood up, and began to make his way once more toward the lagoon."

C

"Ralph disentangled himself cautiously and stole away through the branches. In a few seconds the fat boy's grunts were behind him and he was hurrying toward the screen that still lay beween him and the lagoon."

D

"'I expect we'll want to know all their names,' said the fat boy, 'and make a list. We ought to have a meeting.' Ralph did not take the hint, so the fat boy was forced to continue."

E

"He trotted through the sand, enduring the sun's enmity, crossed the platform, and found his scattered clothes. To put on a grey shirt once more was strangely pleasing. Then he climbed the edge of the platform and sat in the green shade on a convenient trunk. Piggy hauled himself up, carrying most of his clothes under his arms."